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lunes, 27 de febrero de 2017

Trump Considers Pulling USA Out Of Human Rights Council; Indonesian President Blames ...

Trump Considers Pulling USA Out Of Human Rights Council; Indonesian President Blames ...
- In the past, vitriol against LGBT occasionally flared up and died down soon enough, a one-off flash in the pan – an Islamic group up in arms about a ...

Cooper Proposes Needing Big Majorities for Local LGBT Laws

Cooper Proposes Needing Big Majorities for Local LGBT Laws
- North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is floating a new compromise idea on repealing a law that limits protections for LGBT people. Cooper ...

Una Mullally: Trump turns his bullying on transgender toilets

Una Mullally: Trump turns his bullying on transgender toilets
- LGBT people are not a homogenous group, but intersect with plenty of other people who are and will be victims of Trump's policies. LGBT people are ...

When We Rise' Creator Dustin Lance Black on Bringing the Gay Rights Movement to Mainstream TV

When We Rise' Creator Dustin Lance Black on Bringing the Gay Rights Movement to Mainstream TV
- Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black on his landmark LGBT rights miniseries, why he doesn't care if you think it's a history lesson, and, yes, tabloid ...

Why Oscar Best Picture winner 'Moonlight' is neither 'Brokeback Mountain' nor 'Milk'

Why Oscar Best Picture winner 'Moonlight' is neither 'Brokeback Mountain' nor 'Milk'
- Moonlight's Oscar win for Best Picture has refocused attention on LGBT visibility in mainstream cinema. It is the first film with an explicitly gay theme ...

Trump revokes transgender student protections, local LGBT community responds

Trump revokes transgender student protections, local LGBT community responds
- The Trump administration removed protections applicable to transgender students in public schools — and Penn State's LGBT community is not taking ...

Trump's Despicable Plan to Turn LGBTs Against Muslims

Trump's Despicable Plan to Turn LGBTs Against Muslims
- Notably, virtually all of Trump's inner circle and Cabinet picks are virulently anti-LGBT and anti-equality. Trump's vice president, Mike Pence, signed ...

LGBT Activists Embrace Their Actors at 'When We Rise' Gala

LGBT Activists Embrace Their Actors at 'When We Rise' Gala
- On February 20, the Castro Theatre in San Francisco was packed for a community screening of When We Rise, a new miniseries by Dustin Lance ...

Oscars make history with most black winners ever

Oscars make history with most black winners ever
- I've never looked at myself as a black actor. I'm an actor who happens to be African American. But I just want an opportunity to respond to material and ...

Why doesn't Pittsburgh appeal to African-American professionals? A report dives in

Why doesn't Pittsburgh appeal to African-American professionals? A report dives in
- Pittsburgh's vaunted turnaround and rebirth as a magnet for educated millennials has a weak spot: African-Americans. Certainly some are choosing ...

Does child survival make for smaller family sizes?

Does child survival make for smaller family sizes?
- China (1.4 billion) and India (1.3 billion) remain the two largest countries of the ... In Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Oceania fertility is ... Recent fertility declines have been slightly larger in Latin America and the ...

Can LatAm cloud forests boost hydropower?

Can LatAm cloud forests boost hydropower?
- But Latin America's biggest country Brazil relies on hydro-electricity for 75 per ... benefit from improving the state of cloud forests across Latin America.

US - Mexico energy relationship bound to flourish despite Trump's NAFTA renegociation

US - Mexico energy relationship bound to flourish despite Trump's NAFTA renegociation
- South of that border, Mexico's foreign secretary reportedly told Mexican lawmakers in private that the country is prepared to impose tariffs of its own. According to news reports, Luis Videgaray said the Mexican government is bracing for a long “battle” with the Trump administration.
Such cross-border talk has raised fears north and south about possible bruising effects on various industries, such as automobile manufacturing and agriculture. But many analysts agree that in at least one sector — energy — the two countries still share opportunities for financial gain and have less incentive for conflict. Even if some terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement change, they say, energy can remain a boon for both countries' economies, along with that of Canada. 

The perplexing narrative about being gay in Latin America

The perplexing narrative about being gay in Latin America
- Fourteen Latin American countries have also passed laws that prohibit discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation. Many countries ...

What South Asians in the US need to learn from Black History Month

What South Asians in the US need to learn from Black History Month
- Black History Month and African-American history more broadly are relevant to South Asian communities. The racism that both communities suffer has ...

When We Rise' Creator Dustin Lance Black on Bringing the Gay Rights Movement to Mainstream TV

When We Rise' Creator Dustin Lance Black on Bringing the Gay Rights Movement to Mainstream TV
- Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black on his landmark LGBT rights miniseries, why he doesn't care if you think it's a history lesson, and, yes, tabloid ...